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Employment Opportunities

At Colorado Ballet, you will enjoy the confidence and security of working with a dynamic growing arts organization that has been part of the Colorado arts community for more than 50 years. We have an exciting array of employment opportunities. From experienced performing arts professionals through entry-level positions, Colorado Ballet seeks out the most talented and enthusiastic people to join our organization. We offer a benefits package for our full-time employees and all staff have the opportunity to attend the productions they help bring to life! Colorado Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

*If you are a dancer seeking employment, please refer to our audition schedule.

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Current openings:

  • Accounting Associate
  • Outreach Dance Instructor

Accounting Associate

Position Summary: Colorado Ballet is seeking a motivated individual for a position as an accounting associate for our office in the Arts District on Santa Fe. This is an ideal entry-level position in the accounting field.  Hours are (approximately) 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours. This position is full-time with benefits and will be paid a salary commensurate with experience.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Managing the accounts payable process, from receipt of invoices to fund disbursement
  • Preparing and entering journal entries
  • Putting together various periodic Excel spreadsheet reports
  • Entering, tracking, and making cash and check deposits
  • Accounting for credit card deposits
  • Other tasks as assigned

Skills and Technical Knowledge:

  • Professional appearance and friendly demeanor
  • Outgoing personality
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Strong computer skills including solid experience with MS Office products
  • Prior experience with a general ledger is ideal
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@coloradoballet.org. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged.

Colorado Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

Outreach Dance Instructor

Position Summary: Colorado Ballet is seeking a motivated individual for a position as an Outreach Dance Instructor for our Leap N Learn and Workshop programs. This is an ideal part-time position for an instructor currently teaching for multiple organizations and looking to add a few hours a week. Hours are extremely part-time, averaging 2-5 hours per week during the school year and 5-10 hours per month in the summer months. The majority of teaching time for outreach instructors occurs between 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm on weekdays. This position has hourly rates for both assisting and teaching, commensurate with experience. This position reports to the Education Programs Manager and Director of Education in the Education & Community Engagement department.

Job Details:

  • Hour-long instruction at school sites across the Denver metro area as a part of the Dance Renaissance program (grades K-2, groups ranging from 10-25 students)
  • Preparation of lesson plans for weekly classes, following a designated curriculum
  • Responsible for music selection for classes (CD/mp3 player will be provided)
  • Distribution of permission slips, dance wear and additional materials as received from the Education Programs Manager
  • Optional attendance at outreach staff meetings (twice a year and paid administrative time)
  • Regular communication with Education Programs Manager via email for scheduling, evaluation, etc.
  • Opportunity to teach specific dance genres as a part of various workshop series

Qualifications: Colorado Ballet seeks the highest quality instructors to join our team. Our faculty brings the joy of dance to under-resourced communities across the Denver metro area. 

  • Strong background in ballet, creative movement and other dance genres required
  • Ability to work with students of all ages and abilities required
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dance or related field preferred
  • Experience working in public schools preferred
  • Experience in classroom management and inclusive approach to dance education desired
  • Spanish proficiency desired
Please submit a resume and sample lesson plan (1-hour Creative Movement/Beginning Ballet for K-2nd graders) to samantha.hyde@coloradoballet.org. No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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